Ottawa unveils BSE help worth $995 M

CANADA - Prime Minister Paul Martin has announced an aid package for livestock farmers worth nearly $1 billion. The money is aimed at helping producers recover from the impact of bovine spongiform encephalopathy. "Six hundred and eighty million dollars will go to cattle producers," Martin said. "Three hundred million will go to a wide range of producers."

Source: CBC Saskatchewan
calendar icon 23 March 2004
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